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Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 11:47 AM
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Posted By rattonshaw
It's not as technical as one day trials sections....

It's not as technical as one day trials sections. The classic trials sections are mainly steep old un-tarmaced roads or trails, that have a variety of surfaces such as rock steps, mud, more rocks,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 05:09 AM
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Posted By rattonshaw
kilroywashere, I've envied that bike since I saw...

kilroywashere, I've envied that bike since I saw it ages ago on a W650 forum. A brilliant looking machine. If I remember from reading another forum, you spent a lot of time sorting out the carb...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 02:41 AM
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Posted By rattonshaw
In the UK, long distance trials (LDT) are...

In the UK, long distance trials (LDT) are organised by a number of clubs; the only ones I'm familiar with are the ones run by the Motorcycling Club (MCC) http://www.themotorcyclingclub.org.uk/ . They...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 06:45 AM
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Posted By rattonshaw
I've just fitted new 2-into-1 header pipes and a...

I've just fitted new 2-into-1 header pipes and a Supertrapp silencer to my W650. The plan is to modify the bike for long distance classic trials, but if that doesn't work out, I'll use it as a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-16-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1,656
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Posted By rattonshaw
Hi no1udknow, When I coverted my GS500 to a...

Hi no1udknow,

When I coverted my GS500 to a dual sport using DR650 parts (see http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=330726&page=33)
I planned to use the DR650 swinging arm, but found...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-28-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,656
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Posted By rattonshaw
I'm in agreement with AK Oldman and Ken, fit a...

I'm in agreement with AK Oldman and Ken, fit a chain slider (preferably off the shelf from another model). A chain slider'll more than cope with the angle you'll have at the swinging arm. The worst...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-20-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,656
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Posted By rattonshaw
Suzuki Savage LS650 - scrambler conversion

I really like the conversion and look forward to seeing more updates. I toyed with the idea of converting a 500 Savage for long distance trials some while ago. The engine looks ideal, a big single...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,656
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Posted By rattonshaw
Hi Ken, The Renthal bars I've fitted are a...

Hi Ken,

The Renthal bars I've fitted are a trials pattern, as opposed to an MX or ATV pattern. The trials pattern bars don't sweep back as much as the MX or ATV pattern bars. Choose what suits...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-16-2010, 05:03 AM
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Posted By rattonshaw
Hi Ken, Glad you like the bike and good...

Hi Ken,

Glad you like the bike and good luck with yours.

On the matter of what is and is not feasible to ride off-road, my experience from the guys that I have ridden with is that if you're...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-13-2010, 05:04 AM
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Posted By rattonshaw
Regards the pumper carbs, aside from the time...

Regards the pumper carbs, aside from the time taken in setting up carbs correctly and I'm no expert, the other problem is getting road traffic insurance here in the UK. As soon as you carry out any...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-22-2010, 09:31 AM
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Posted By rattonshaw
Turning

There's no problem with the turning radius. The DR650 bottom triple stops against the frame, giving a bigger lock to lock angle than the standard GS, but still leaving sufficient clearance between...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-22-2010, 05:39 AM
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Posted By rattonshaw
Handling

The front forks, clamps, brake and wheel are DR650. A new stem was machined for the bottom yoke to be compatible with the GS500 steering head.

Rear suspension is standard except for shorter links...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,656
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Posted By rattonshaw
Eek At last. got the photos uploaded.

At last. got the photos uploaded.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 1,197,903
Posted By rattonshaw
Question GS500 Jetting

Hi, my first post and Im after some advice on jetting a GS500. The bike is still work in progress, though, I spend more time riding it than progressing with the build; just too enjoyable. Hence the...
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